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The lambing process on video at the barry farm in Needville Tx

I’m sure this is not something that you get a first hand look at every day, but is is none the less an absolute miracle and a testament to maternity.   211 more words

Small Farms

Not a good start to lambing

Part of being on a small holding is dealing with animals and sometimes dealing with animals is not a pleasant task.  Our ‘flock’ is tiny. We have three ewes, a ram and two ewe lambs who were just a tad too young for breeding this year. 356 more words


Lambing placement & memories

This was the most excited I have ever been before a single placement. This would be my literal first hands on experience ; what I was waiting for! 1,111 more words

Ways to piss off a farmer 

honestly doing my nut today!

A lady came to introduce herself at my door yesterday as the care taker for the mountaineering hut next to our farm yesterday. 377 more words

Birthing a Lamb for the First Time

I did write that we had our first lamb birthed on the farm in the wee hours of Monday morning. However, it actually wasn’t as simple as it sounded. 906 more words

Shorn sheep

Andrew came to shear the sheep about two weeks ago. Unfortunately I missed it as I was at work in London. With some warm weather coming I think the sheep will feel better with their new sleek look. 93 more words